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Science Snaps: seeing the effects of proteins we know nothing about

Category: Science blog June 24, 2019 1 comment

This entry is part 26 of 26 in the series Science Snaps

Anh Hoang Le, a PhD student at the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute in Glasgow, studies two proteins that we know curiously little about: CYRI-A and CYRI-B.

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Science Snaps: Revealing a potential new marker for aggressive prostate cancer

Category: Science blog March 19, 2019 0 comments

This entry is part 25 of 26 in the series Science Snaps

Our scientists have uncovered a new marker that’s found on treatment-resistant prostate cancer cells.

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Science Snaps: spotting lung cancers’ ‘crime hotspots’

Category: Science blog November 26, 2018 1 comment

This entry is part 24 of 26 in the series Science Snaps

Scientists are turning to crime-mapping tech as a new way to look at cancer.

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Science Snaps: digging for clues on how bowel cancer starts

Category: Science blog November 1, 2018 1 comment

This entry is part 23 of 26 in the series Science Snaps

We find out how stem cells could provide clues to how bowel cancer develops.

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Science snaps: how nappy technology is helping us see cancer more clearly

Category: Science blog September 27, 2018 Comments are closed

This entry is part 22 of 26 in the series Science Snaps

Find out how Professor Ed Boyden at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his team have adapted the technology found in babies’ nappies to take sharper images of cancer cells.

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Science Snaps: a fly on the wall of cancer research

Category: Science blog June 2, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 21 of 26 in the series Science Snaps

We find out about what fruit flies have to teach us about how to fight cancer.

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Science Snaps: mapping cellular ‘stars’, one molecule at a time

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 Comments are closed

This entry is part 20 of 26 in the series Science Snaps

How do you study cell division, without cells?

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Science Snaps: fixing a cellular ‘antenna’

Category: Science blog March 2, 2017 2 comments

This entry is part 19 of 26 in the series Science Snaps

We find out about how cells can ignore messages that would otherwise control them.

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Science Snaps: understanding where breast cancer stems from

Category: Science blog November 2, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 18 of 26 in the series Science Snaps

Scientists from the UK and Sweden have discovered important cells that breast cancer can stem from in mice.

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Science Snaps: leukaemia cells are born to run

Category: Science blog October 20, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 17 of 26 in the series Science Snaps

For this edition of Science Snaps we peer inside some bones, investigating how leukaemia cells get around and dodge treatment.

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